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UK Talk Show Host Alan Carr Hits Back at 'Self-Loathing' Gays for Outrage Over His PETA 'Fairy' Ad


UK talk show host Alan Carr is speaking out after an ad he did for PETA caused some Twitter users to attack him for perpetuating stereotypes and accommodating slurs directed at gay men.

Tweeted Carr in response:

"The 'fairy' in the @Peta campaign refers to my 'Tooth Fairy' DVD that's all. Take my advice if you act like a victim you get treated like 1...Don't worry twitter they'll be another bandwagon you can jump on in a minute zzzzzzzzzzzzzz...Hey and before all you oh so worthy gays get back on your high horse the most homophobia I get is from gays. #selfloathing"

PETA released a statement in response to the controversy:

“PETA, like Marmite, welcomes vigorous discussion about our ads because getting people talking is the first step in raising awareness of important animal issues. Alan Carr’s ad humorously conveys the very serious homeless-animal crisis that has caused hundreds of thousands of animals to languish in shelters across the country and means thousands of healthy, highly adoptable animals are being euthanized, simply for lack of homes. The only solution to this growing problem is for people to sterilize their animal companions, and we’re very grateful to Alan for lending his support to the campaign.”

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SHERLOCK: A trailer for season three.

AVICII: "Hey Brother".

PAUL CROUCH: Honest eulogy for the co-founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network.

LADY GAGA: Visit's Alan Carr's Chatty Man.

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Lady Gaga Beats a Chicken Breast into Submission, Sings 'Marry the Night' on Alan Carr's UK Talk Show: VIDEO


Lady Gaga appeared on Alan Carr's UK talk show Chatty Man over the weekend, had a few drinks and some chat about her forthcoming Terry Richardson photo book before demonstrating how to cook Chicken Milanese and singing a gorgeous acoustic version of "Marry the Night" in a giant pink bow.



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Watch: Tom Hardy is Looking for Some Muscle


Tom Hardy appeared on Alan Carr's UK  Chatty Man talk show and accepted his Rising Star BAFTA award. He also talked to Carr about Inception and said that he'd be putting on muscle for his role as Bane in the next Batman installment, The Dark Knight Rises:

"Have you seen the Joel Schumacher Batman & Robin? Doesn't look very menacing does he?...I'm going to need to bulk up a lot for it. That's a lot of weight to put on and I've got to start shooting in May. I've got to go up to about 13 or 14 stone. I'm 12 and a bit now, so I only have a few months to do that."


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Watch: Adele Talks About Meeting Palin, Sings 'Rolling in the Deep'


Adele appeared on Alan Carr's UK talk show Chatty Man recently to talk about her new album 21, and talked about meeting Sarah Palin on SNL.

"She wanted to come backstage and meet before the thing but everyone that works with me is quite gay and they don't like her and she doesn't really like them very much either."

She also sang her new single, Rolling in the Deep.


(via idolator)

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Watch: Kylie Talks Videos, Bowling, Musicals, and Getting Angry


Kylie talks about the "All the Lovers" video, the Dolly Parton litmus test, Aphrodite, her boyfriend Andres Velencoso, bowling, her nephews, getting angry, her breast cancer, the musical she's developing, on Alan Carr's Chatty Man show.

The performances, if you missed them, are HERE.

Watch the interview, AFTER THE JUMP...


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